A Year in Nepal: Chapter 2 Dinner’s Ready!


"A Year in Nepal" is a book I have been writing since the beginning of this year, 2019. I'd got to my 6th chapter and somehow ran out of steam, lots of ideas, content, adventures, but just couldn't continue or explain it! I let it sit there for two months, and despite encouragement from friends … Continue reading A Year in Nepal: Chapter 2 Dinner’s Ready!

Did you know: The Bayeux “thingy” is not really a tapestry?


It’s An Embroidery! This lesson has been drummed into our family since our daughter memorised something from school when she was 8 years old, even reciting it when we first visited Bayeux 30 years ago! She recited it again yesterday, my birthday, as we entered Reading Museum to see the full sized replica of the … Continue reading Did you know: The Bayeux “thingy” is not really a tapestry?

Use The Force, look, listen, taste on your travels


Use "the force" of all your senses. Do you use all of your senses, sight, sound, smell, taste and touch when travelling in order to fully experience "the moment"? I remember when I was first being taught meditation suddenly hearing a clock ticking across the other side of the room that I couldn't previously hear, … Continue reading Use The Force, look, listen, taste on your travels